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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Congleton
Town
Church Lawton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 06th March 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42762
Current location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Church Lawton
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 822 557
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE PORCH WITH PITCHED STONE ROOF, WITH ASSOCIATED STONE TABLET. TABLET IS INSIDE PORCH. TABLET IS LANCET SHAPED. INCISED LETTERING. CIRCULAR LAUREL WREATH AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
1914 PRO PATRIA 1918/ THIS PORCH WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) THIS MEMORIAL STONE/ WAS LAID BY/ MRS ALEXANDER BAILEY/ MARCH 6TH 1926
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, Arthur
Bailey, Charles
Booth, Donald
Burgess, James
Crimes, Leonard
Holdcroft, Harold
Jenkinson, Harry
Kent, Frank
Mottram, James
Ollerhead, Ernest
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 770 MM, width 920 MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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